It’s Official: 2012 is Hottest U.S. Year on Record

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It’s Official: 2012 is Hottest U.S. Year on Record

  • Published: Jan 9th, 2013

A snapshot of how 2012 stacks up against the five other warmest years ever recorded in the U.S.

Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

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Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

  • Published: Jan 3rd, 2013

From Hurricane Sandy to record heat, here is our list of the top 10 extreme weather and climate events of 2012.

Slim Odds of Ending the Drought this Year

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Slim Odds of Ending the Drought this Year

  • Published: Oct 23rd, 2012

For most areas of the U.S., the worst drought in more than 50 years is likely to persist well into the winter.

Autumn is on the Move

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Autumn is on the Move

  • Published: Oct 15th, 2012

If it seems like autumn leaves are taking longer to change color, you're not imagining things. Over the past 25 years, the onset of autumn has shifted.

2012: Warmest March Ever Recorded

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2012: Warmest March Ever Recorded

  • Published: Apr 18th, 2012

You knew it was warm last month, but today it's official: it wasn't just warm; it was the warmest March ever recorded in the U.S.

Warming Winters in the U.S.

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Warming Winters in the U.S.

  • Published: Apr 12th, 2012

A graphical look at the way winters have changed in the United States between 1895 and 2010.

Top 10 Hardest Hit States of 2011

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Top 10 Hardest Hit States of 2011

  • Published: Dec 16th, 2011

A look at which states were hit hardest by extreme climate and weather events in 2011.

Maps Show Quarter Million New Yorkers Reside Below Potential Storm Surge Level

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Maps Show Quarter Million New Yorkers Reside Below Potential Storm Surge Level

  • Published: Aug 26th, 2011

Based on the 2010 Census and Climate Central's map analysis, climate change-related sea level rise has put more New Yorkers at risk of flooding from Hurricane Irene.